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Scientists Develop Breast Implant to Deter Cancer Cells

Scientists Develop Breast Implant to Deter Cancer Cells

One out of every eight women in the United States will get breast cancer in her lifetime. A large number of them will have surgery to remove the cancer. Breast reconstruction is commonly performed after the cancerous tumor is removed, but women differ in terms of their preferential reconstruction treatment. Though breast implants are a [...]

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Possible Prostaglandin Responsible for Male Pattern Baldness Discovered

Possible Prostaglandin Responsible for Male Pattern Baldness Discovered

Recently, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered an important key in the mystery surrounding male pattern baldness. A study that was published in Science Translational Medicine demonstrated that there was a link between a particular prostaglandin and balding in both men and women. Prostaglandin D2, the protein that appears to play a role [...]

Thermage Facelifts Become More Popular

Thermage Facelifts Become More Popular

When it comes to aging, plastic and cosmetic surgeons have learned a lot of new tricks in the past ten years. In the past, as the skin on the face aged, plastic surgeons could only recommend traditional facelift, eye lift, or brow lift surgeries to help produce a more youthful appearance. But these procedures can [...]

Enhanced Understanding of Cellular Adhesion May Lead to New Surgical Advancements

Enhanced Understanding of Cellular Adhesion May Lead to New Surgical Advancements

Cellular adhesion pertains to how cells bind to other surfaces. The ability that some cells have to adhere to another cell of the extracellular matrix in an organism can have important medical implications that, until recently, have been poorly understood. Healthy cellular adhesion is vital in creating and maintaining multicellular structure in the human body [...]